Greeting Card Ideas & Examples for Hair Loss Cancer Patients

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When a friend or family member is experiencing hair loss as a result of chemotherapy, it's hard to know what to say or do. Here are our top tips on writing a greeting card to someone experiencing hair loss related to cancer treatment, along with 60 examples to help you.

Hair loss as a result of chemotherapy

Cancer patients will usually start chemo treatments soon after their diagnosis is confirmed. Within a week or two after commencing treatment, their hair will fall out. This physical change can be difficult to come to terms with. For some, it is the first visible sign that they have cancer. Many feel saddened, afraid and emotional about experiencing hair loss. Hair loss is a very visible sign that a person has cancer.

Headcovers as gifts

Helping a loved one to be prepared for and come to terms with hair loss by gifting them some soft, warm and beautiful hair loss headcovers in a very practical way to show your love and support.   A greeting card accompanying your gift of especially selected chemo headwear shows that you are offering support to someone who is going through a very challenging experience.

Key Points Sending a greeting card to someone with cancer

A greeting card is a great way to demonstrate you are thinking of your friend your family member as they undergo cancer treatment. By sending a card with a few carefully chosen words, you can show your loved one how important they are to you. Paired with a gift of some chemo headwear, you can show your love and care. Here are a few key points when you write a greeting card message to a cancer patient.

  • Show your love
  • Offer support
  • Be encouraging
  • Be positive, cheerful or funny
  • Be Specific  
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Show your love

A simple, loving message will help you demonstrate your support for the person who has cancer. Use warm language to let them know you love and admire them.  Examples of messages to help you show your love:

  • We love you, and we hope these hats make you feel better.
  • Don’t forget we’re thinking of you every time you put these on.
  • Thinking of you with love. Hang in there!
  • Sending lots of love and hugs to you. We are thinking of you always.
  • Thinking of you and praying for a full recovery.
  • You are always in our thoughts and prayers.
  • We wish you love and strength during this difficult time.
  • Just wanted to say that we all love you.
  • Sending hugs, thoughts and prayers.
  • Sending you a comfortable hat to comfort you.
  • Sending you heaps of hugs, and these hats.
  • These hair loss hats and floral turbans have a hug from us in every stitch.
  • I hope this selection helps to keep you comfortable and glamorous, and remind you of our warm hugs when you feel like you need one.  

Offer support

Messages which offer your support will let your loved one know you’re with them and available to assist them. The support you offer can be physical, practical or emotional.  Here are a few example sentences to show your support:

  • Sending you love, support and strength through this tough time. If we can help in any way, please let us know.
  • You are not fighting alone! You are always in my thoughts.
  • Call me if you would like to talk about it.
  • Let me know if you would like me to help with shopping/ chores/ appointments….
  • Sending all our love and support.
  • We hope these bring a little joy to you.
  • Here’s some soft cotton hats specifically made for women as remarkable as you. We are thinking of you always.
  • Don’t ever forget, I am only a phone call away!

Be encouraging

Greeting cards for cancer patients should be positive and uplifting. Keep your messages optimistic and positive. Share ideas about what you look forward to doing with them when you can. Mentioning plans for the future can give your loved one something to look forward to. Examples of messages to be encouraging:

  • Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you think and loved more than you know.
  • I wanted to make sure your head was warm while you are rocking your fierce look.
  • We love you and are so proud of how you are tackling these hurdles.
  • Thinking of you always and sending you strength.
  • Please know that you are not alone. We marvel at your courage and strength to move through each day with grace and determination. When you wear these beanies, know that it comes with our admiration.
  • You are brave, and chemo is not going to change that!
  • Whoops! Another hurdle for a brave person!
  • “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… it’s about learning to dance in the rain” by Vivian Greene
  • You are the definition of bravery. Keep it up!
  • You have always been my hero!
  • The other end of the tunnel is much brighter!

Be positive, cheerful or funny

Things can feel serious when someone has cancer. Greeting card messages sometimes don’t always have to be heavy. A touch of humour can cheer someone up and help them see the bright side of life.  Include a joke if you can, or tell them about something funny that you have recently experienced. Another way to bring humour to your card is to refer to a funny story or memory you have shared with the person. In this way, you can bring a bit of sweet relief.  Examples of messages that are positive, cheerful or funny:

  • Remember we used to… Remember once we… I am looking forward to doing it again together once you have finished this run.
  • Having a bad hair day? This hat is for you.
  • Hope you like this care package. Thinking of you and hoping that these fit and help keep you warm in the coming months.
  • Thought your head might be feeling the cold, here are some beanies and headscarves to keep your head toasty warm!
  • This is for you - Winter is coming! I know you are a bold woman but I don’t want you to be bald.

Be Specific

If you have spent time browsing the online Jas catalogue, to select the perfect gift for someone with cancer, then, let them know what you chose and why.  By showing you have really thought about the style and interest of a person with cancer, they will feel supported and valued.  Examples of messages to be specific:

  • Find enclosed a stylish statement for our favourite stylish woman.
  • The flowers on this scarf remind me of the ones Nanna grew in her garden.
  • You once said to me, “…”, this has inspired me. I would like to say it back to you…
  • A little something to add to a mad hatters’ hat collection.
  • You used to tell me that you don’t like hats. Hope these beautiful hats from Jas Fashion can change your opinion towards hats and caps. Send me some pictures of you with these hats on!
  • I picked this hat and scarf for you, hope you like the colour. We will keep in touch.
  • I chose these pre-tied scarves in purple shades so that they can match your outfits easily.
  • Thought this short-brimmed cap was cute, just like you!
  • I wish I could have made a hat for you, but I was always terrible in sewing class. Now you are covered – with these hats enclosed and our support.
  • I know you are missing your long and thick hair. It’s time to show what a beautiful hat model you are.
  • Doesn’t this fabric remind you of the ocean and our holidays when we were kids?
  • This beanie is softer than the ones mum knitted us!
  • If you like this style hat please let me know- they come in many other colours and I can send you as many as you would like!

Conclusion

Sending stylish and comfortable headwear to a person who has hair loss as a result of chemotherapy is a truly considerate gesture. When combined with a carefully worded card, this is a thoughtful and tasteful way to show your support to someone who has cancer.

Jas Fashion offers the Australian widest range of chemo headwear at our online store www.JasFashion.com.au. Our chemo headwear is not only stylish, comfortable, constructed to suit the purpose but also affordable. We offer a speedy service. Jas Fashion is here to support you to support your loved one! Please feel free to contact us if you have any other concerns or would like to share your thoughts. Email: support@JasFashion.com.au

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